FILE PHOTO: Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf is pictured during the ruling in a case filed by Gambia against Myanmar alleging genocide against the minority Muslim Rohingya population, at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands January 23, 2020. REUTERS/Eva Plevier
The 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) bomb was found Monday evening during construction near the Rhine River in the center of the city. A TV station and the opera house had to be evacuated during the defusing operation. Shipping on the river and air traffic overhead were also interrupted before the defusing operation got underway.
(CNN)There’s a reason the United States has no minimum age to file a patent. A good idea can come from anyone, no matter how young. (Just ask Robert Patch, a Marylander whose toy truck design was patented in 1963 at the tender age of 6.)
In 1914, and again in 1939, the experts were wrong. So do we have any chance of doing better 100 years later? Perhaps. The World War I remembrances were a reminder of just how much carnage can be unleashed due to a few people’s say-so. One in every four British men joined or were conscripted […]
Some analysts worried quietly that Macron was too unpopular, even for a French president, and that more radical outsiders were surging in popularity, including the hard-right National Front, which made the presidential runoff for the first time in 2017. But Macron was undeterred; the next step in his green transition was a major increase in diesel […]
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park is just as exciting and surprising, with a gigantic wave pool with 6ft swells and a rip-roaring roller coaster style raft ride called Crush n Gusher. Tiny tots can explore the Ketchakiddee Creek play area, where they will find 10 different fun-filled aquatic activities just for preschoolers and littluns.
Sparkly ice skating costumes, unrequited love, parental angst and teenage drama – Spinning Out has it all and I’m loving it. The show centres around Kat, played by Kaya Scodelario, who you might recognise as Effy from Skins. But honestly, be warned: She is probably one of the most unlikeable protagonists I’ve ever come across […]
We now face a true emergency — an absolutely unacceptable state of world affairs that has eliminated any margin for error. We ask world leaders to join us in 2020 as we work to pull humanity back from the brink without any further delay. The Doomsday Clock now stands at 100 seconds to midnight, in […]
The Gadhimai festival began in the early hours of Tuesday amid tight security, with the ceremonial slaughter of a goat, rat, chicken, pig and a pigeon. A local shaman then offered blood from five points of his body.
Mr Raj told Asia One: “According to Arya’s parents, initially he weighed 85kg before his appetite increased extremely. He is now losing weight without losing his spirit. This is a rare quality, especially among adults.